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World History

Ch.1

QuestionAnswer
Artifacts human-made objects, such as tools or jewelry
Culture a people's unique way of life
technology ways of applying knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet needs or wants
Homo Sapiens "wise men", the species name for modern humans
fossils evidence of earlier life preserved in rocks
nomads highly mobile people who went from place to place foraging, or searching, for new sources of food.
Artifacts human-made objects, such as tools or jewelry
Culture a people's unique way of life
technology ways of applying knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet needs or wants
Homo Sapiens "wise men", the species name for modern humans
fossils evidence of earlier life preserved in rocks
nomads highly mobile people who went from place to place foraging, or searching, for new sources of food.
Neolithic Revolution agricultural revolution - the far-reaching changes in human life resulting from the beginnings of farming
domestication taming of animals
Civilization complex culture with 5 characteristics, 1) advanced cities, 2) specialized workers, 3)complex institutions, 4)record keeping, 5)advanced technology.
artisans skilled workers who make goods by hand
cuneiform "wedge-shaped" Sumarian writing consisting of pictographs, or symbols.
Bronze Age time when paople began using bronze, rather than copper or stone.
barter trading goods or services without money
scribes professional record keepers
hunter-gatherers nomadic groups whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant food
Created by: Zagerr on 2008-11-11



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